Tuckahoe : New york

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What it's Like to Retire in Tuckahoe

Tuckahoe is an affluent suburb just north of New York City. Nearby towns are Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Bronxville. The population was 6,300 in 2009.   Many people who live here commute to the city or nearby worksites like White Plains for work. The town was famous for the Tuckahoe Marble quarried here in the past. Photo of train station courtesy of Wikipedia and Trxr4kds.

Where to Retire in Tuckahoe and Home Prices

There are many different neighborhoods in the area. Home prices are quite expensive.  According to Zillow.com, the Home Value Index in late 2015 was $548,500.


What is special about Tuckahoe

Tuckahoe is a quiet and safe suburb that is a very short ride to New York City or Connecticut.

What is not special about Tuckahoe

It is very expensive to live in Tuckahoe, and the area roads are always prone to traffic.

Who will like retirement in Tuckahoe

Those looking for a small walkable town, yet close to all the big city has to offer, would like retiring here.


Local economy is driven by

Professional services such as finance, insurance, scientific and technical


Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is about 30 degrees, with the average July temperature 75 degrees.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are many fine restaurants in the area. And if one tires of Westchester, it is a short hop to the Big Apple.


Crime rate is 10% of the national rate

Medical facilities

Hospitals in Yonkers, New Rochelle, Bronxville, and of course - New York City



Tuckahoe is located between Manhattan and White Plains and has two train stations within the village for commuters.  Amtrak is just four miles away in New Rochelle; La Guardia Airport is 13 miles away.  Tuckahoe is above average in walkability when compared to other communities.


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Facts about TUCKAHOE
  • State: NY
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $500,001+
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 4001-6000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 121+ (very high)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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